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Subject: Motor Vehicle CrashDate: 12-18-2011
From: Sgt David WrightsonCase or Incident: #111218-009
Summary:Summary:

On 12-18-2011 at 3:05pm, the Juneau Police Department responded to a report of two pedestrians being hit by a vehicle in the 6500 block of Glacier Hwy. The investigation revealed the driver of a 2005 Honda Civic failed to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk, striking two local minor females, both age 15. The driver of the Honda, a local 48 year old male, was cited for Fail to Yield to Pedestrian in a Crosswalk.

The two 15 year olds were transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
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